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Piano Works of Chabrier

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EMMANUEL CHABRIER (1841 – 94)
PIANO WORKS

1–10. Pièces pittoresques 38:48
11. Impromptu 6:08
12. Aubade 4:22
13. Ballabile 1:11
14. Ronde champêtre 3:30
15. Feuillet d’album 1:31
16. Caprice 2:50
17–19 Trois valses romantiques* 13 :50

Total duration:        74 :04

KATHRYN STOTT
*and Elizabeth Burley

 

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David Matthews

Bournemouth Sinfonetta

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1-4. CANTIGA Dramatic Scena for Soprano and Orchestra, Op. 45 (1987-8) 23:22
5. SEPTEMBER MUSIC, Op. 24 (1979) 9:52
6. INTROIT, Op. 28 (1981) 6:05

GUSTAV MAHLER (1860 – 1911)
SEEVEN EARLY SONGS for Soprano and Orchestra (1880 – 90) from Lieder und Gesange
Orchestrated by David and Colin Matthews (1964)

7. Frühlingsmorgan (Spring Morning) 2:07
8. Hans und Grete (Hans und Grete) 2:25
9. Zu Strassburg Auf Der Schanz’ (On the Ramparts of Straaburg) 4:05
10. Ablösung Im Sommer (The Changing of the Summer Guard) 1:28
11. Nicht Wiedersehen! (Never to Meet Again) 5:13
12. Starke Einbildungskraft (Strong Imagination) 1:02
13. Selbstgefühl (Self-Assurance) 1:48

Total duration:        58:19

JILL GOMEZ soprano
JOHN CAREWE conductor

 

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The Complete String Quartets Vol. 3

Mistry String Quartet

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Elizabeth Maconchy (b. 1907)
JAGDISH MISTRY and CHARLES SEWART violins
CAROLINE HENBEST viola
SUSAN MONKS cello

1-4. String Quartet No. 9 (1968) 15:29
5. String Quartet No. 10 (1972) 12:55
6. String Quartet No. 11 (1976) 14:13
7-10. String Quartet No. 12 (1979) 13:06
11-13. String Quartet No. 13 (Quartetto Corto) (1984) 7:39

Total:        64:02

 

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Peter Maxwell Davies IV – The Fires of London

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SIR PETER MAXWELL DAVIES conductor

1. AVE MARIS STELLA* unconducted chamber performance 29:27
2-4. IMAGE, REFLECTION, SHADOW** 36:42
Unconducted chamber performance – Gregory Knowles, cimbalom
5. RUNES FROM A HOLY ISLAND** 11:05

Total:        77:41

Side note
The choice of the plainchant Ave Maris Stella (Hail, Star of the Sea) as the basis of this work reflects the circumstances of its composition in Maxwell Davies’s then newly restored croft overlooking the Atlantic.

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Edvard Grieg – Lyric Pieces Vol. 3

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PETER KATIN piano

1-6. Book VIII, Op. 65 23:06
7-12. Book IX, Op. 68 18:36
13-19. Book X, Op. 71 22:13

Total:        63:59

Side note
Grieg was able to conjure up a mood or atmosphere in a mere bar or so of music.

 

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Olivier Messiaen – Poèmes pour Mi

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JANE MANNING soprano
DAVID MASON piano

1-4. Book 1 13:26
5-6. Book 2 14:31
10-15. Chants de Terre et de Ciel 27 :23

Total duration:        56 :33